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External Relations: FUFA extends administrative and Management courses to South Sudan FA

A delegation of local football Secretaries and some members of the South Sudan Football Association (SSFA) are in buoyant mood upon completion of the Football Administration and Management Course (FAMACO level II) at the FUFA Technical Centre in Njeru.

The course was organized at the request of the South Sudan FA to FUFA with the clearance of both CAF and FIFA.  


The participants were trained and equipped with relevant football management and administration skills.

The Ag. Secretary General of SSFA Anthony John Lauro expressed his gratitude at the end of the course.

 ‘I thank FUFA for being a generous ‘Big’ brother who is always willing to share priceless knowledge and skills with its ‘young brother’ South Sudan by agreeing to organize such training that will spur the development of football in our country to greater levels’

FUFA 1st Vice President Justus Mugisha (L) hands over the certifiate to SSFA Secretary Seneral Anthony Jonh Lauro (M). FUFA Finance Director Decolas Kiiza (R) was also a course Intsructor

The rest of the secretaries were equally happy with the course in Njeru.

Joseph Archangelo Apai the Secretary of Yambio

‘I commend our federation for creating such a beautiful relationship with FUFA that has enabled to gain football ideas. I feel so much privileged to have been part of this training that has taught me so much. I am going to share the knowledge and skills obtained here with my colleagues in the Yambio to improve the level of football in our area’

Helen Terso the Women Development Officer SSFA

 ‘We shall apply the knowledge got from here to plan for our Women National team and development of the game. We are still lacking a lot in regard to women football but we are going to use the knowledge we have received to set ourselves on the right path to development’  

Helen Terso (L)-SSFA Women Development Officer and Nyakong Gai listening attentively during one of the sessions.

FUFA 1st Vice President Justus Mugisha who represented  FUFA president Moses Magogo at the closing ceremony urged the participants not to be mean with the knowlege and skills acquired but to share with the rest of their colleagues who did not attend such that they can collectively improve the level of football in their country.

‘I bring you greetings from our FUFA President who really wanted to be part of this course but was away on official duties. However I want to re-echo his message and the instructors that this knowledge and skills acquired here will only be relevant if you share it and put it to use’ said Mugisha

The course modules covered areas Development Programmes, Marketing, Communications, finance management, football organization, competitions, strategic planning, human resource management, football governance, events and match organization, drawing of long term projects for football development. The instructors were Justus Mugisha, Rogers Byamukama, Humphrey Mandu, Ali Mwebe, Decolas Kiiza and Ahmed Hussein.

Participants practising during the course how to conduct a successful press conference. They got tips from FUFA Communications Manager Ahmed Hussein

MAIN PHOTO: The FUFA Vice President Justus Mugisha in a group photo with South Sudan FA officials and Course Instructors in Njeru

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